#ReelInfatuation Blogathon: Day 1

What a fantastic first day!

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Whee! We’re off to a fabulous start here at the Reel Infatuation Blogathon.

This blogathon is the brainchild of Font and Frock. Click HERE to read her Reel Infatuation Origin Story. (Click HERE for the original announcement.)

Bloggers: If we missed your post this evening, never fear! We’ll include you in tomorrow night’s recap.

Want to join the fun? Come on over! Just leave a message in the Comments below.

If you’re on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or other social media, be sure to use the #ReelInfatuation hashtag.

In the meantime, enjoy today’s entries!

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CineMaven “jumps the gender fence” with Jennifer Jones’ performance in Love Letters (1945).

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Thoughts All Sorts gushes over Christian Slater in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) and Mobsters (1991).

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Blogferatu argues Carolyn Jones is the best Morticia Addams ever in The Addams Family (1964-66).

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Meredy.com gets cookin’ with Joe Devereaux (Robert Wagner)…

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Introducing My Newest (and Very Weird) Bookish Treasure: Patty Duke and Mystery Mansion

My mom bought this for me last month…

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Patty Duke and Mystery Mansion.

Yes, I shall be reading (and reviewing) it soon.

Get Ready: Miriam Hopkins Is Coming to Town

Just a reminder that I am co-hosting the upcoming Miriam Hopkins Blogathon AND simultaneously launching my new blog!

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The Miriam Hopkins Blogathon starts soon! We, along with our über-chic friend Maedez of A Small Press Life/Font & Frock, will be celebrating All Things Miriam from January 22-25. Click HERE for details.

To those who have signed up: We can’t wait to read your entries.

To those who haven’t signed up: Come on! You know you want to.

We’ll be going – ahem – full throttle, starting January 22.

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[Alternative Muses] Coming and Going: Maxwell Anderson/Charles Laughton Mashup

“If you practice an art, be proud of it and make it proud of you It may break your heart, but it will fill your heart before it breaks it; it will make you a person in your own right.”-Maxwell Anderson (born 15 December 1888)

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Charles Laughton (died 15 December 1962) by Carl Van Vechten. 1940.

[Alternative Muses] Two Exits and an Entrance: Burns, Terry, and Hemingway

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“Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.”-Ernest Hemingway

“Eulogy is nice but one does not learn anything from it.”-Ellen Terry

“Let them cant about decorum, who have characters to lose!”-Robert Burns

[Alternative Muses] Coming and Going: James Joyce/Gene Kelly Mashup

“A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.”-James Joyce (born on 2 February 1882)

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Gene Kelly (died 2 February 1996)